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Baltimore, D.C. Scholars Program renamed to honor Elijah Cummings

A highly impactful program providing scholarships to the best and brightest public school students from Baltimore and Washington will become the Cummings Scholars, linking an effort to empower young people to an inspirational leader whose life embodied what's possible with opportunity and who spent years in service fighting to bring those same chances to his constituents

In other news  


A game plan for mental health

Studies have shown that student-athletes experience psychological issues significant enough to warrant counseling at rates higher than those of non-athletes. Johns Hopkins hired Ari Miller to help guide its student-athletes through the unique and universal challenges they face on and off the field, court, or track.


Student support

Food pantry helps address an often-unseen need

More than 30 members of the JHU football team have volunteered their time over the past nine months to help revitalize the Hopkins Food Pantry and address food insecurity at Homewood



Record-breaking win for women's cross country

The team extended its recent run of dominance by winning its eighth NCAA Division III national championship in the past 10 seasons on a snow-covered course in East Lansing, Michigan


Undergraduate education

Course examines sexual and gender identity in STEM

In First-Year Seminar, undergrads explore how science has shaped the lives of LGBTQ people, and how, in turn, LGBTQ people have had an impact on science

Hopkins in the News  


Do Expired COVID Tests Work?

"Most tests will still perform past their expiration date for several weeks," says infectious disease expert Amesh Adalja, a senior scholar at the Center for Health Security



Our gun epidemic is deadlier than ever

"What we've seen is that the economic and social stressors during COVID have exacerbated health disparities across the spectrum," said Ari Davis, a policy adviser at the Center for Gun Violence Solutions



There’s no such thing as a good cold

Although the respiratory microbiome does play a role in health and disease states, "in population studies and animal studies, the hygiene hypothesis seems to be more linked to a healthy gut microbiome," says Marsha Wills-Karp, an immunologist at the Bloomberg School of Public Health



Holiday events near you

Ring in the holiday season with fellow alumni and friends at regional events across the country; find a party nearby and RSVP


Dec. 6

Bloomberg American Health Summit

The fifth annual summit in Philadelphia and livestream at 9 a.m. EST will bring together practitioners, innovators, and policymakers from around the country who are working to address a number of national and global public health challenges; registration required


Dec. 6

Quality Preschool and Kindergarten Readiness

Hopkins at Home presents a livestream conversation with Christopher Morphew, dean of the School of Education, at 1 p.m. EST about three evidence-based programs that evaluate young children's readiness for school and preschool and help parents in Maryland locate quality child care; registration required